CROSS, Leonard Allen, 65, of Glen Allen. After many years of health issues, Lenny passed away on Thursday, November 1, 2012. He was born on November 22, 1946 in Washington, D.C. He was preceded in death by his son, Dennis; and parents, Leonard and Martha Cross. He is survived by his wife, Catherine "Kitty" Cross, of 36 years; daughter, Robin Patterson and her husband Jonathan; two grandchildren, Autumn Ann and Drew James; and his sister, Linda Lauziere of Waldorf, Md. Lenny was always proud of being a Marine. He was a veteran of Vietnam conflict receiving a Purple Heart medal for being wounded serving his country. As an employee of Raytheon in Springfield, Va. for 25 years he retired to Glen Allen with his wife to be near their daughter and her family. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 1503 in Dale City, Va., Military Order of the Purple Hearts in Richmond, Va., and a member of Shady Grove United Methodist Church in Mechanicsville, Va. An 11 a.m. memorial service will be held at Shady Grove United Methodist Church at 8209 Shady Grove Rd., Mechanicsville, Va., on Wednesday, November 7. His ashes will be placed at Quantico National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the , Greater Richmond Chapter, 4600 Cox Rd., Suite 130, Glen Allen Va. 23060. Condolences at woodyfuneralhomeatlee.com.
This obituary was originally published in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.